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Poster: Skobud Date: Jan 19, 2013 3:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The importance of attending a show

Well now that we have that cleared up, I feel much better.

To answer your actual question - What exactly are you getting by attending a show? Apparently not much. Again, no matter which side of the coin you are on you are making my point. You went, did not appreciate it any more than listening to a tape - end of story. You went man. That's why you say my opinion is wrong. Making my point - It has to be experienced live to be truly understood.

I value my live experiences, and I am of the opinion you had to go to truly understand what the actual atmosphere and vibe was like and how it felt. You disagree and that 's fine. No worries. I bumped this thread for the hell of it. Not to cause a problem. It is black and white for me.

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Poster: Piles Date: Jan 20, 2013 7:21am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The importance of attending a show

Sorry, I didn't realize this was a bumped thread from 2010. And there is no problem if you and I don't share the same opinion. We just don't agree. Nothing more nothing less.

Please indulge me. This was my last Dead show. I had a great time. I loved every minute of it. I was high and I cherished every experience from the parking lot to the show. The people the dancing all of it. But give a listen to this show and honestly tell me that due to the fact I witnessed this dreck firsthand I am now able to lay claim to "getting it."
http://archive.org/details/gd94-06-08.neumann.ladner.10065.sbeok.shnf

I'm just afraid that your black and white world of "haves" and "have-nots" leaves me at the very bottom of the Deader Than Thou hierarchy. Or better yet maybe I can be labeled a Touch Head. And I'm also afraid your black and white world completely excludes any one else who never saw them thereby allowing them no opinion that could ever be deemed worthy. Punto.

Just beacause I have an opinion doesn't mean I'm right, it just means it's my opinion.


This post was modified by Piles on 2013-01-20 15:21:06

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Poster: Skobud Date: Jan 20, 2013 7:53am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The importance of attending a show

Right and wrong has nothing to do with it nor do labels.

I do need to spell out what you are saying(for my own sake), because this passive aggressive thing you are doing is making it extremely hard to follow. Alright, so:

1. You went and saw them at Cal Expo and loved every minute of it.

2. Your appreciation for the band did not increase by seeing them live.

3. You feel excluded for that reason and you are labeling yourself as a "have-not" and a Touch Head.

4. You think I believe that other's opinions who have not seen them live are "not-worthy".

Alright then, so - You went and saw them, loved it but it did nothing to enhance the way you feel about them. You now feel excluded and are labeling yourself.

Sorry dude, cant help you there. You have waay too many hang-ups about labeling people including yourself. I never said any of that.

Now, insofar as me discounting others opinions as "not-worthy" is total fiction. Re-read the thread and you will see I never said that. The exact opposite is true.

It's a very simple concept that you obviously disagree with. Either you don't understand - or - you do and believe I am wrong.

Either way, imo its your personal experience that provides you the insight to disagree.

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Poster: Piles Date: Jan 23, 2013 9:43am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The importance of attending a show

Blah blah blah. Thanks for the dime store psycho-babble.

Dude, if I was being passive agressive I would ve said some thing like ohhhh you're an ex marine, that explains a lot.

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Poster: Skobud Date: Jan 23, 2013 12:24pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The importance of attending a show

Give it a rest man. It's over.